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Girls Rock! RI and Machines with Magnets (401.475.2655) presents LADYFEST all weekend, with a couple of dozen bands slated to rock out, including GERTRUDE ATHERTON , LE FOMO , FAT CREEPS , WHORE PAINT , and plenty more.
Ladyfest, and ‘The Perfect Storm’
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 21, 2012
Full line-up + compilation for Ladyfest Boston, February 3-5 @ Cambridge YMCA

Full line-up + compilation for Ladyfest Boston, February 3-5 @ Cambridge YMCA


 Independent versions of LADYFEST have taken place internationally for over ten years. And next month, Boston finally hosts a DIY feminist music festival of its...
By Liz Pelly  |  January 10, 2012
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Punk and hardcore's latest heroes: Massachusetts women

In the boys' club world of contemporary music, gender relationships are complex even in DIY punk — the strain of rock that historically prides itself most on egalitarianism.
Pushing back
By LIZ PELLY  |  September 16, 2011
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Photos: Quilty + Girlfriends + Curmudgeon + Bil Nils at the Ladyfest Fundraiser

Quilty, Girlfriends, Curmudgeon and Bil Nils perform live at the Ladyfest Fundraiser at the Democracy Center on August 6, 2011.
Democracy Center | August 6, 2011
By ALI DONOHUE  |  August 12, 2011
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Out: Getting loud with spawn of Sonic Youth at the Ladyfest Boston benefit in Cambridge

The room filled to about 40 kids for Big Nils, a four-piece teenage punk band from Western Mass fronted by 16-year-old singer Coco Gordon Moore.
Democracy Center in action
By LIZ PELLY  |  August 12, 2011
In Northampton this weekend, Ladyfest Eashampton carries riot-grrrl legacy

In Northampton this weekend, Ladyfest Eashampton carries riot-grrrl legacy


st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } When Sara Marcus started writing her latest book, Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution, she may have...
By Liz Pelly  |  April 15, 2011